? Roger Bannister, the first man to break the four-minute-mile barrier with his 3:59.4: " Jim Ryun is an incredible runner, capable I think of doing a 3:45 mile. The ultimate? I think one day it will be run in 3:30."
?Bill Wallace, Rice University basketball scorer, explaining why he sailed the Atlantic to England in a 22-foot boat: "I'm short, uncoordinated, have bad eyes and bad knees and always wanted to be a great athlete."
?Lou Rymkus, coach of the defunct Akron Vulcans, asked when he knew his team was in financial trouble: "When we couldn't get our uniforms out of the cleaners."